February Scholarships

Joyce Ridgway Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2017
Criteria: Open to graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, have completed a minimum of six (6) seasons of sports at the high school level and have earned a minimum of two (2) Varsity letters, have demonstrated leadership in school activities and/or on school teams, have documented incidents demonstrating integrity and self-sacrifice for teammates and school athletic programs, have completed the application packet.
Description: Joyce Ridgway served as a leader in the development of Women's sports in the CCS and the CIF. Due to her tireless determination and dedication to enhancing and expanding the opportunities for girls in sport, a scholarship is offered annually to a deserving female high school senior who exemplifies the characteristics of leadership, determination, dedication, self-sacrifice and integrity that is reflective of Joyce Ridgway's character and contributions.
Amount: $500
For more information: http://www.cifccs.org/landing/coming-soon

PG&E Employee Resource Groups College Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2017
Criteria: Applicants must be college-bound high school students living in within the PG&E service area.
DescriptionScholarships are funded by PG&E employee donations and partial company match to help high school seniors afford college through scholarships and grants. There are seven different categories of awards offered.
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
For more information: http://www.pge.com/about/community/scholarships/
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
Deadline: February 3, 2017
Criteria: Please see website for criteria and application requirements. 
Description: Nine scholarships, with a total or fifteen awards. 
Amount: $500 - $2,400, may be renewable for up to 3 years. 
For more information: http://www.cfscc.org/Scholarships/OurScholarships.aspx
California Strawberry Commission Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2017
CriteriaApplicants must be high school seniors or college students.  Parents employed for the last two or more consecutive seasons in the California strawberry harvest.
Description: This scholarship is to help students whose parents or guardians have worked in the strawberry industry.
Amount: $4,000 to $5,000, can be renewed annually
For more information: www.californiastrawberries.com 
Cabrillo College High School Scholarship
Deadline: February 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
CriteriaApplicants must be high school seniors.
Amount: $500

Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: February 22, 2017
Criteria: Available to students entering or already attending college and majoring in agriculture. Must provide transcripts.  Should have school activities and leadership.  Financial need.  Planning to attend college.  Essay required.  Letters of recommendation required.  This is a local scholarship.
Description: This award will be allocated for every year in college (maximum of four), proof of full-time registration required.
Amount: up to $4,000 for 4 years.
For more information: Contact the Agriculture office at (831) 722-6622 or http://www.agri-culture.us/
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship
DeadlineFebruary 24, 2017
Criteria: Incoming or current college students of various ethnic backgrounds planning on enrolling full time for the 2016-2017 school year.  A minimum of a 3.00GPA is needed and U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residence is required. 
Description: This Bay Area foundation provides scholarships to students with a financial need.  They have 12 different scholarship program focused on various elements of achievement.
Amount: $1,000- $20,000
Youth on Course 2017 College Scholarship
Deadline: February 28, 2017 @ 11:59 PM PST
Criteria: You must be a high school senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited Northern California high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are both need and merit based. You must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college/university the same year the scholarship is awarded. You do not need to be a member of Youth on Course, but Youth on Course members and/or golfers will be given first priority during selection. You can join today at http://youthoncourse.org/join
Description:  The core purpose of Youth on Course is to provide youth with access to life-changing opportunities through golf. 
Award: From $4,000 to $20,0000 to be distributed over four years. 
For more information: http://youthoncourse.org/scholarships